Watarase Onsen Dairotenburo large open-air bath

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath
The largest open-air bath in Western Japan, situated on the grounds of a large hot spring inn. Non-guests can also enjoy a day trip of bathing in the inn’s baths. This natural hot spring bath is continuously filled from a hot spring source famed for its beautifying properties. In addition to the open-air bath, the inn’s popular reservable private open-air bath for families is also usable by non-guests. In the dining hall adjoining the open-air bath, visitors can enjoy mehari-zushi, a Kumano specialty of rice balls wrapped in mustard leaves, as well as onsen rice porridge.

Spot details

Address
Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Honguchouwataze 45-1
Phone
0735421185
Hours
[Large open-air bath] 6:00-22:00 [Chartered open-air bath] 8:00-19:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Large open-air bath Bathing fee] [Adult] 900yen [Children] 450yen [Chartered open-air bath Bathing fee] [Adult] 1,600yen [Children] 800yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Others (some smoking available)
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Day] 1-3,000yen
[Night] 1-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Not possible (only private open-air baths can be used)
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Private rotemburo (outdoor bath)
    5.0 Reviewed:2016.11.05
    Rather than choosing for shared baths for men and women, we chose to have our own private outddoor bath (rotembura). It is more expensive but then you have the outdoor bath to yourself.Very nice...
  • Very good onsen
    5.0 Reviewed:2016.02.29
    I arrived to Watarare onsen and i live one of the best experience ever! Bathing outdoors during night time with the moon and the stars above in winter and talking with the local women is incomparable...
  • 西日本最大の露天風呂
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.11.14
    500人が一緒に入れるとうたわれている程の大きな露天風呂ですが、平日の日中に伺った時はいっとき独り占めできるほど空いていました。とろとろとした泉質で、気持ちいい風が吹いているので湯当たりも湯冷めもせず、長湯を楽しめました。熊野本宮から田辺方面の帰りに寄りましたが、バスでも時間調整すれば立ち寄り可能なところが良かったです。風呂上がりの熊野古道ビールが最高でした。値上げされたようで2019年11...

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